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    Tyler Perry Cancels Anticipated Last Live Madea Tour, Blames Bootleggers & Impersonators

    About an hour ago, Tyler Perry posted the below message to his 8.1 million Facebook fans, reposted without comment:

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    Kelly Reichardt's 'Night Moves' Faces Lawsuit Alleging It Ripped Off 'Monkey Wrench Gang'

    So is this a case of inspiration being a bit too strong on a screenplay or a producer looking to slow down the steam engine of a rival project? We'll soon find out as Kelly Reichardt's upcoming "Night Moves" is facing a lawsuit from Edward R. Pressman Film who are seeking dama...

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    TIFF Winner Xavier Dolan Planning Six-Part Hexalogue 'Ordinary People'

    While we continue to remain truly puzzled as to why Xavier Dolan's gorgeous, sprawling and lovely "Laurence Anyways" is continously unable to secure a U.S. distribution deal, the young filmmaker left Toronto with a prize under his arm. His latest film took home the Best Canadian Featur...

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    'In My Genes,' Feature Debut By Lupita Nyong'o ('12 Years A Slave') To Screen At Maysles, NYC

    The announcement that she'd been cast in quite a meaty role in Steve McQueen's Twelve Years A Slave naturally led some to wonder about her past work, given that, as I noted in that post, looking over her IMDB page, the Kenyan actress has primarily crew credits on a f...

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    Cuba Gooding Jr. Will Free His Family From Slavery Via The Underground Railroad (Casting Call)

    Looks like this has been confirmed to be Cuba Gooding Jr.'s next project; the titled we previously had (based on what my source told me) was Something Whispered (although I can't say if that's what it will eventually be called).

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    Tolkien Week Kicks Off With New Images From 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

    If you have a geek in your life, you probably have already been informed that today kicks off Tokien Week, a celebration of all things Middle Earth. The next seven days will mark, among other things, the 75th anniversary of the publication of "The Hobbit." Hardly the ones to look a gift ma...

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    First Look At New Robocop (Samuel Jackson, Michael K. Williams, Marianne Jean-Baptiste Co-star)

    First Look At New Robocop (Samuel Jackson, Michael K. Williams, Marianne Jean-Baptiste Co-star)

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    Poignant, Picturesque Colombian Drama 'Chocó' Screens At AFI Silver (Maryland) 9/29, 10/3

    A film that's on my to-see list, if it ever makes it to NYC - Chocó, set in Colombia, which centers on the struggles of a 27-year-old mother of 2 (the titular Chocó), working a poorly-paid job in a gold mine, living in a tiny wooden hut, who's married to a reckless and abu...

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    New 'Skyfall' Poster Plus Berenice Marlohe Invites You To Crack The Case

    "Skyfall" is coming which means two things: lots more advertising and marketing tie-ins. And this morning brings with it a new international poster, as well as the start of a Heineken campaign.

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    Boris Kodjoe Says There's An Arthur Ashe Project Circulating & He Wants To Star In It

    In case you didn't know, Boris Kodjoe is a pretty good tennis player; in fact, he attended college on a tennis scholarship, where he was a 4-year letterman, and amassed 75 career singles wins.

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